Plan a day out on Otago Peninsula
Planning a day trip? Otago Peninsula is the wildlife capital of NZ – a stunning area full of interesting, unique and fun activities.
Here is a sample itinerary to fit in the best the peninsula has to offer while supporting Otago Peninsula Trust enterprises: Make sure you check opening and tour times as they vary seasonally.
12.15pm Drive to Glenfalloch Garden Glenfalloch Garden
12.30pm Lunch and a stroll at Glenfalloch Garden (café Glenfalloch Restaurant open 11am – 3.30pm Thursdays to Sundays)
2.00pm Drive to Royal Albatross Centre (30 minutes), check in for your tour and explore the displays
3.00pm Discover Albatross and hidden Fort Taiaroa Royal Albatross Centre on our Unique Albatross Tour (90 minutes)
4.30pm Time for afternoon tea in the cafe
5.15pm Meet the world’s smallest penguin at Blue Penguins Pukekura Blue Penguins (Tour 75 minutes)
6.30pm Drive back to Portobello (15 minutes) or Dunedin (45 minutes) for dinner.
Other Trust options include hiring a Glenfalloch Green Electric Bike Green Bikes or visiting historic Fletcher House Fletcher House
You can stay on Otago Peninsula. Find accommodation here Accommodation
For a fully guided and inclusive wildlife experience try our Sundowner Package with Monarch Cruise, Albatross Tour, Blue Penguins Pukekura, dinner and return city transport.
OTAGO PENINSULA TRUST – preserving and enhancing Otago Peninsula since 1967